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Susan Seidman
07-24-2001, 07:02 PM
I got so excited at having finally gotten the posting to work, I decided to send a second one! If anyone has any suggestions as to backgrounds in still lifes (I either have none, or one that is too busy!), it would be much appreciated! Thanks!

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/24-Jul-2001/veg2.jpg

YLCIA
07-24-2001, 08:28 PM
I like it the way it is. beautiful.:)

Susan Seidman
07-24-2001, 08:42 PM
Thanks for the kind words, Julia!

fink
07-24-2001, 09:42 PM
I had taken a watercolor class a couple of years ago. During the class I had said to the instructor who was great, that I have trouble with the backgrounds. She said "Who doesn't" and then gave some suggestions. It made me feel better knowing that everyone has the same problem with them.

I try to fill my areas around objects with their shadows, high-lights, perhaps drapery, and tables. It just depends on what will work and what won't for each painting.

Leaflin
07-25-2001, 12:15 PM
Susan
I wouldn't change a thing.
I like it just the way it is and the title is great. :)

Susan Seidman
07-26-2001, 07:55 AM
fink - thanks for the suggestions. It helps to know that I am not the only one having this problem. I'll keep on plugging away!

leaflin - thanks for the thumbs up, and i'm glad you liked the title! They just kind of looked like buddies, so I thought it might fit!

TeAnne
07-27-2001, 04:31 AM
Originally posted by YLCIA
I like it the way it is. beautiful.:) I have to agree :D